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Number of hours of academic credit assigned to each course.

advancement is based on semester credit hours. Quarter hours are converted to semester hours by multiplying the quarter hours credits by 0.67 and rounding to the nearest tenth.

A student's progress toward a degree is measured in credit hours. Associate degrees usually require 60 credit hours of successful work, and a bachelor's degree usually requires 120 credit hours. The number of credits assigned to a course depends, in part, upon how much time is spent in class each week. Most courses offered by APSU are worth three credit hours. Please note that there is a difference between quarter hours and semester hours. To convert quarter hours to semester hours, the quarters hours are multiplied by 0.67. Credit hours are usually referred to as simply "credits" or "hours."

This is the standard unit of measurement for university-level work applicable toward a degree. One credit hour is equal to one 50-minute class period per week, per semester. Thus the usual three-credit-hour course is based on meeting 50 minutes a day three days a week for a semester. For laboratory work, one credit hour is equal to two or three hours of laboratory work. Thus, a laboratory that meets for one three-hour session once a week for a semester would have one hour of credit. The term "credit hours" is often shortened to "hours," as in "a baccalaureate degree requires at least 124 hours of work." UALR measures its work in semester credit hours; if you're transferring from a college that uses quarter hours, the Office of Records and Registration will convert them into semester hours for you.

Attempted credit hours for current semester. Only traditional-credit hours are counted (i.e. audits, etc. are excluded.)

The number of hours per week that courses meet are counted as equivalent credits for financial aid and used to determine your status as a full- or part-time student.

Each credit hour represents one fiftyâ€“minute period for each week in a semester. Thus, a three credit course meets each week for three fiftyâ€“minute periods, or one period of one hundred and fifty minutes.

Each course earns credit hours towards graduation. The standard three credit hour course typically meets three (50-minute) academic hours per week during a traditional 15-week semester. Four-credit hour courses include work outside of the classroom utilizing various labs, facilities, and College resources in addition to the traditional 3 academic hours per week spent in class.

See Academic Credit above. The unit of credit you earn for coursework. Most courses earn 3 credit hours.

The number of credits associated with a course; sometimes, but not always equal to clock hours spent in class. Sometimes referred to as semester hours.

Courses taken in college are measured in terms of credit hours. To earn one credit hour, a student must attend a class for one classroom hour (usually 50 minutes) per week for the whole semester (usually 16 weeks). Classes are offered in 1 - 5 credit hour increments, and sometimes in larger amounts.

The quantitative measure given to a course as stated in semester hours. See â€œ Semester Hour.

Normally one semester credit hour represents 60 minutes of classroom instruction each week for one semester. (Credit in a laboratory or studio class may require a longer period of time). A three credit class will meet for three 60-minute or two 90-minute sessions each week for the entire semester.

Credit hours are awarded to a student upon passing a course. Courses typically range from one to five credit hours.

each course carries a certain number of credits; credits are accumulated over a period of academic study until you have the necessary number for graduation. The number of hours a class meets per week most often determines the number of credit hours a course is assigned.

a system of measuring credit by the number of hours spent in class a week

Each course is designated with a prescribed amount of academic credits that students earn toward a degree. The specific number of credits is based on the amount of time both during and out of hours a student must devote to the subject in order to complete the course. Each degree granted by the university requires a specific number of hours to be earned in designated subjects.

The quantity of work a student does at Kent State is measured in credit hours. The number of credit hours for a course is usually based on the number of hours the class meets each week. To complete your degree, you must accumulate the credit hours specified for the degree you are seeking.

Courses taken in college are measured in terms of credit hours. To earn one credit hour, the student must attend a class for a minimum of 750 minutes (one classroom hour [50 minutes] per week for the whole semester [15 weeks]). Laboratory classes will require more class time per credit hour. Typical college classes are three credit hours, but college classes can range from less than one credit hour to 12 or more credit hours.

Each credit hour equals about one hour of classroom time per week. Most college courses are worth three credit hours, so if you take four classes, you'll have 12 credit hours. These credit hours add up, and eventually you'll have enough to receive a degree.

A figure representing the hours and charges for a class; thus, a class meeting three times each week for one hour each meeting is designated a 3 credit-hour class.

the number of hours deemed to have been completed by students attending given (School of Education) classes (workshops and seminars).

The amount of credit you receive for completing a specific course.

A measure of value of individual courses expressed according to the type of calendar under which the school operates - e.g. semesters, quarters, or other.

Describes the number of hours a student attends class during a week. A three-credit course will meet for three hours during the week, usually for one hour a day, three days a week. Some three-credit courses meet twice a week for a longer period. Twelve to sixteen credit hours (twelve to sixteen hours in class per week) is considered a full load for an undergraduate student. Students should count on two hours of homework for each hour in class.